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Goal Setting

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Rebekka Johnston | November 17 2017 | | Tags: ,
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Goal setting can be positive. Whether you are setting goals, for your career, relationship, family, or day-to-day, it is important to recognise what your objectives are to determine achievable goals. However, you need to know how to set goals to achieve them. Goal setting should begin with a lot of thought on what you want […]

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The Psychology of Forgiveness

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The Psychology of Forgiveness Do we really forgive and forget? This old saying is not beneficial in real life as our brains find it hard to forget upsetting events. In life, there are undoubtedly some wrongs that will not be forgotten. These wrongs should be remembered to ensure that we do not endure the same […]

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Benefits of Music on Health

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Rebekka Johnston | October 6 2017 | | Tags: ,
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For a lot of people, music is an essential part of their daily life. Some depend on it to get them through the morning commute, help them wind down after a busy day or to help them stay motivated during their workout. Therefore, music, depending on the song, can alter our emotions. Have you ever […]

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Importance of Resilience

Stress | Posted by Rebekka Johnston | September 29 2017 | | Tags: , , ,
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Life is unexpected, scary and involves traumatic events at times. These traumatic experiences can include the passing of a loved one, loss of employment, serious illness, as well as other stressful upsetting events. Individuals deal with traumatic experiences differently. Over time many will learn to adapt well to life changing and traumatic experiences. This is […]

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Switch it Off and Take a Break from Technology

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Rebekka Johnston | September 22 2017 | | Tags: , , , ,
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Technology has become an important part of our lives, and why not!? It is amazing what we can do on our smartphones. We use them to communicate to different people across the world, to answer those niggling questions, find out directions as well as influencing the way we shop, exercise, and entertain ourselves. However, it’s […]

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Exercise Motivation during Winter

Exercise Motivation

With the winter months looming, we will soon start to see the temperatures plummet and the days becoming shorter. After a long day at work, all you might what to do is go home and cozy up in front of a nice warm fire. However, there is another way to stay warm this winter – […]

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Are you Ready for Sex?

Are You Ready to Have Sex?

It can be a daunting prospect on whether or not you are ready to take your relationship to the next level. It can seem as if everyone has an active and fruitful sex life. Whereas you might be a bit more hesitant. It is important to understand that this is completely normal! Deciding to take […]

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Good Stress vs Bad Stress

Good Stress vs Bad Stress

Stress is something that we have all experienced. As humans, we naturally strive to maintain homeostasis. This is a state in which all of our biological processes have stability and equilibrium. This equilibrium is essential for our survival so when it is disturbed, our bodies naturally take action to try to restore it. Stress response […]

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Managing Stress in College

College Related Stress

What can Impact Mental Health in College? A lot of aspects of college life can impact student’s mental health and wellbeing. Trying to balance multiple commitments whilst also finding time to make friends, have fun and enjoy the new experience can often be stressful. If you are starting college and facing potential stress due to […]

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Combatting Autumn Blues

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Sam Henson | September 13 2016 | | Tags: , , , , , , ,
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What Causes the Autumn Blues With Autumn sunsets starting at 5pm, it can be hard to remain optimistic. However, there is no need to let the change of season bring you down! Autumn blues can be caused by the fading light, colder weather, or even just the longing for sunlit afternoons. Below we have outlined […]

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